From: Hammond, Judy <email@example.com>
Date: Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 6:15 AM
Subject: MARRIAGE LICESNSE PRELIMINARY STATISTICS
To: "Hammond, Judy" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
COUNTY INFORMATION SERVICES
CONTACTS: Eileen Shea (562) 462-2648
Marcia Ventura (562) 462-2726
June 17 , 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LOS ANGELES COUNTY REGISTRAR-RECORDER/COUNTY CLERK
JUNE 17, 2008 MARRIAGE LICENSE PRELIMINARY STATISTICS
Acting Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean Logan provided a preliminary report of 648 marriage licenses issued in Los Angeles County as of 5:00 p.m. on June 17, 2008.
The preliminary breakdown of the number of marriage licenses issued and civil marriage ceremonies performed at the RR/CC Headquarters in Norwalk and at each RR/CC District office (including the City of West Hollywood) is shown below:
· RR/CC Headquarters: 146 95
· Beverly Hills: 128 26
· East Los Angeles: 107 15
· LAX Courthouse: 44 21
· Florence/Firestone: 13 5
· Lancaster: 6 3
· West Hollywood: 204 114
TOTAL: 648 279
Prior to the implementation of same-sex marriage licensing, the average number of licenses issued per day during the month of June was 194.
The RR/CC began offering marriage license applications online to same-sex couples at 5:01 PM on June 16. Beginning at 8 AM on Tuesday, June 17, the RR/CC started issuing marriage licenses and offering civil marriage ceremonies in accordance with the California Supreme Court ruling reversing the ban on same sex marriage.
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